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8 fun things you can do in New York’s Capital Region (that are safe and socially distanced)

Are you tired of being stuck in your dorm room all week? Have you binge-watched too many Netflix shows (even the boring ones)? Is your body craving some fresh air and some outdoor fun? Well, don’t worry, New York’s Capital Region has got you covered! If you’ve been searching for the perfect fall activity or just something new to do…

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Struggling with Those COVID-19 Feelings? Some Ways to Cope

COVID-19 has changed our world in so many ways that it can be difficult to remember what things were like “before.” We reached out to Dr. Claudia Lingertat-Putnam, chair of Saint Rose’s counseling department and an experienced clinician, to talk about what’s normal, what’s changed, and what we can do to make ourselves feel better during this time. Why am…

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Tips for Managing Your Emotions During COVID-19 Pandemic

It is time to check in on our feelings with all the changes going on. Classes have been moved to online formats for the rest of the semester. The governor of New York has set new regulations on daily life. And many of us are spending a lot of time alone and/or overwhelmed with family as we all learn to…

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Remote learning, Saint Rose style: Faculty share experiences, tips, and best practices

It may feel like a long time, but it’s been only one academic week since all Saint Rose coursework had to migrate online. We checked in with a few faculty members to find out how they’re managing the transition, and invited them to share their advice on recording lectures, soliciting input, structuring assignments and projects, and scheduling their many synchronous…

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Saint Rose Counseling Center Offers Tips for Managing Anxiety Related to COVID-19 Changes

  The decision by The College of Saint Rose to move classes online from March 16 to March 27 as a precautionary measure in light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic may have caused students some anxiety as they’ve had to make arrangements, say goodbye (at least for now) to friends, and consider taking courses in a way they hadn’t…